Monthly Archives: September 2014

Research point: Figures in interiors

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“Look at some paintings of figures in interiors from different periods.” “Consider what you think the artists’ intentions are and look at the technical and creative solutions that they’ve brought to the subject.”
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Project: People in context. Exercise: Telling a story

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Create a simple narrative, involving one or several human figures and produce a painting that gives the viewer the clearest possible idea of what’s happening.”

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Project: People in context. Exercise: A figure in an interior

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What do I want to achieve from this exercise?  An interesting composition of the figure located in an interior, a sense of depth and perspective, a feeling of expressiveness and freedom whilst still retaining the structure needed to define the interior space and the figure placed within. Continue reading